2015
Fereshteh Toosi

Fereshteh Toosi

PERFORMANCE: “Lithium Diaries” DATE: “Saturday August 22 & Saturday 29, 2015 – 2PM to 3pm” LOCATION: “North & Halsted” Born in Shiraz, Iran and raised on the coast of Virginia, Fereshteh Toosi is an artist who collects and recombines sounds, words, images, and actions. Her participatory works engage multiple senses in various ways, from community driven...
Janet Schmid

Janet Schmid

PERFORMANCE: “TRY” DATE: “Thursday August 27 from 5pm to 7pm and Friday August 28 from 5pm to 7pm” LOCATION: “Alleyway across from Mautene Court, 1259 N. Milwaukee” Independent choreographer Janet Schmid has been called “an outsider artist with a naive sophistication,” “refreshingly off the map,” and “simultaneously intense and ludicrous.” She has presented her pedestrian choreography...
Adriana Disman

Adriana Disman

PERFORMANCE: “How to protest like a pigeon” DATE: “Friday September 4, 2015 – 5-7PM” LOCATION: “Polish Triangle” Adriana Disman is an anti-racist queer feminist performance art maker, thinker, and curator based in Toronto and Montreal. She is first generation Canadian by way of Iraq and the Czech Republic. Disman’s performance art has been presented in galleries...
Sara Zalek

Sara Zalek

PERFORMANCE: “In:Between Worlds” DATE: “Sunday, September 6, 2015 LOCATION: “TBC” As we mature, literally and otherwise, we find importance in what supports that great balance of inclusion, of difficult themes next to joyous ones. Our integrity in the face of our fragile and childish hearts is what holds us upright. One’s relentless disclosure leads to beholders’...